(Continued from https://runeatsleeprun.com/2017/03/16/coast2kosci-2016-part-1-slow-beginnings/) Heading into the night stage (obviously a stage measured by light that started in different places for everyone – if, for example, you’re Andrew Tuckey, the night stage might not start until you’re back at your hotel reflecting on a new course record and the quantum anomalies you created folding space on […]
Read More Coast2Kosci 2016 part 2: when you don’t want it bad enough to die trying just yet and go to sleep in the back of a comfy van instead.
by Roger Hanney – with thanks as always to my workplace and insanity-enabler Hoka OneOne Australia – Hoka One One is the only running shoe with enough crazy genius for my liking. Having already run for over 10 hours, thoughts turned to evening and the night, cold, and distance ahead. We had long put the city […]
Read More Sakura Michi International Nature Run 2014 pt.2
In April this year, Jess Baker and I travelled to Japan for a three and a half week visit that took us everywhere, from Hiroshima to most of the way up Mt Fuji, to a sumo stable in Tokyo and the temples of Kyoto, but the inspiration and purpose of our visit was an incredibly […]
Read More Sakura Michi International Nature Run 2014
Just like the miler itself, this race report is taking longer than expected. During this burst of energy our intrepid runner and crew make it to the final checkpoint, Mooney Mooney… When we last spoke, Super Pacer Jess and I were on our way out of the 103km checkpoint at Yarramalong, headed into the deep […]
Read More Great North Walk 100-miler, racing the clock Sufferfest pt. 2
I have learnt a lot about running in the last month – what it means to me, what I want to do better, and bits and pieces of practical knowledge, the kind that you’d expect to gain from running 3 100km races and a 100-miler in 30 days, with or without type 1 diabetes. In […]
Read More Great North Walk 100-miler 2013, Central Coast Sufferfest pt. 1
If you’re in Sydney and have a family member with type 1 or maybe you’re living with type 1 diabetes yourself, I’d like to invite you to an evening that I’ll be part of on Wednesday November 6 at 6PM, Rydges Parramatta, in Rosehill. The main speaker for the evening is American guest Joe Solowiejczyk. […]
Read More Speaking about Type 1 for newly diagnosed kids and young adults
So, you’ve got type 1 diabetes and you’re going to run 250km in a remote desert location. Most people have no idea what the potentially dire, life-affirming, and exciting consequences of that choice might be. Never mind them, though, this is about you. And the spectacularly creative and personable thing about diabetes is that it’s […]
Read More How to: Doing a multiday desert race with type 1 diabetes
Just a brilliant day yesterday. I’ll be writing more this week to try to convey and capture some of the stories I heard yesterday about the battle these committed people are fighting to try to bring type 1 care and management in Queensland – especially in rural areas and small towns – into line with […]
Read More Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!
This interview just came out in the May/June issue of Diabetic Living Magazine. It’d be nice if the magazine featured more sports and physiology and fewer recipes – metabolism isn’t all about eating, you know! But it’s good timing. AcT1vate was a great weekend for learning from other active T1s and especially author and speaker […]
Read More Diabetic Living Magazine interview
It has been a long time since I wrote here, and it’s going to be just a bit longer yet. Just thought I’d post some fresh pics of what I’ve been up to, because the last 2 months has been MINDBLOWING in the extreme. First, in early October, I went to New Zealand with Hoka […]
Read More Grand Slammed? And then some . . . . 2 incredible months.